After El Paso shooting, Mexican Americans can no longer be ambivalent minority


Mexican Americans think of ourselves as both an immigrant ethnic group and a racially oppressed minority. After El Paso, that is a luxury we can’t afford.   By: Ruben Navarrette Jr. , Opinion columnist\ USA Today For many Mexican Americans, it’s a poignant scene. In the film “Selena,” Edward James Olmos plays Abraham Quintanilla Sr. — the father of the famous … More After El Paso shooting, Mexican Americans can no longer be ambivalent minority

It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?


30 Seconds A 24 year old shooter opened fire in an Entertainment District similar to Sacramento’s midtown and within 30 seconds nine people were killed and 27 others were wounded. The shooter,wearing body armor reportedly had more than 100 rounds of ammunition in an popular entertainment area filled with people during the weekends.   In Dayton, … More It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?

AFRAID in the USA


I don’t have a clear memory of images on TV of police attacking young black children with dogs and fire hoses to prevent them from marching. When I was a child, the news was something grown folks watched. Television for me was Captain Satellite, The Flintstones, I love Lucy and Bugs Bunny. I clearly remember … More AFRAID in the USA

Hurricane Camille Attacks Beverly Hills (Housewives)


Camille Grammer (Meyer) , Erika Girardi  Season 9 The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 2) will go down in the books as one of the wildest rides in Housewives history. There was more talk of  “Puppy Gate”,  Lisa Vanderpump absence, Lawsuits, but the real drama was courtesy of Camille Grammer (Meyer) who walked of … More Hurricane Camille Attacks Beverly Hills (Housewives)